Residents of communities rejected these claims stating that the project is not feasible because it would cause a major environmental and social damage in the area.
February 5, 2014
International activists intervened at shareholder meeting requesting that the company withdraw from its role in Brazil’s Belo Monte mega-dam.
January 28, 2014
Lawyer María José Veramendi Villa collected stories of people who have been negatively impacted by the construction of the Belo Monte Dam, which completed would displace 20 thousand people.
May 10, 2013
According to leaders in the area, workers of the Brazilian company make various offerings to the residents in return for support for the project.